LA Camo Coalition

The Louisiana Camouflage Coalition offers sportsmen and women the opportunity to send information and opinions on issues important to hunters and anglers to decision-makers at the local, state and federal level. The major initiative of the coalition is coastal restoration.

Louisiana loses the size of a football field of wetlands every hour to open water. Many people have heard that statistic and the comment that a comprehensive approach is needed for a complex problem. With the State’s Coastal Master Plan in place, planning and projects are moving forward. . Since 2007, Louisiana has put more than $18 billion to work towards restoring and protecting its coast. The settlement with BP will also contribute nearly $7 billion more to coastal restoration and protection of coastal communities.

By dredging the Mississippi River with 9 active dredges, 95.4 million cubic yards of fill material has been placed to build marsh where there was previously open water. In total, more than 26,241 acres of land have benefited and over 150 projects have been constructed. See below to read highlights of some of our efforts.

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Your help needed to save time and money restoring Maurepas Swamp!

An Opportunity to Save Time and Money on Restoration Why Waste That?? On Wednesday, Feb. 12, some long-awaited good new was announced regarding the River Reintroduction into Maurepas Swamp project. …

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RESTORE Council accepting comments on Funded Priorities List – Here’s how you can help Maurepas Swamp get construction funding!

UPDATE: Good news! The RESTORE Council awarded the River Reintroduction into Maurepas Swamp the funding needed for construction. Your comments helped. Read more about it HERE.   The Mississippi River …

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Louisiana voters have spoken: We MUST prioritize coastal restoration/protection

  A recent poll conducted by BDPC, LLC + Pinsonat shows that a great majority of voters statewide not only support coastal restoration and protection efforts but also believe that …

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ICYMI: Ad Highlights Protecting Louisiana’s Coast for Future Generations

The real star Sunday wasn’t the Patriots, but the children of Louisiana’s coast   If you were like most of the folks in Louisiana, you probably decided to skip the Super Bowl …

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CPRA Accepting Comments on Annual Plan, Public Meetings Begin This Week

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has released the Draft Annual Plan Fiscal Year 2020, a 3-year outlook of projected revenues and expenditures, project activities, and implementation schedules. …

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Public Meetings Thursday August 16 in Baton Rouge and Slidell to Address Proposed “One Lake” Project

This Thursday, August 16, two meetings will be held in Louisiana to take public comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) of the proposed Pearl River “One Lake” project. …

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